chlorofluoromethane

noun
chlo·​ro·​fluo·​ro·​meth·​ane | \ ˌklȯr-ō-ˌflȯr-ō-ˈme-ˌthān How to pronounce chlorofluoromethane (audio) , -ˌflu̇r-, British usually -ˈmē-\

Definition of chlorofluoromethane

: a chlorofluorocarbon derived from methane

First Known Use of chlorofluoromethane

1965, in the meaning defined above

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